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Mercury(II) chloride


100 g (00100)

250 g (00250)

500 g (00500)

1000 g (01000)

1PW1200060 1GBA000180 1PW1200200 1PW1200500
Article No. 04572 Grade Extra Pure
Purity 98% CAS No. 7487-94-7
Molecular Formula HgCl2 Molecular Weight 271.50
H.S. Code 2852.1000 Shelf Life 60 Months

Physical Properties

Physical state at 20 °C Solid Colour White crystals
Odour Odorless pH value 3.2 (0.2 M solution)
Melting point/ Freezing point [°C] 277 °C Boiling point [°C] 302 °C
Vapour pressure mm/Hg 1 mm Hg @ 136.20C Vapour density 8.7
Density [g/cm3] 5.4 Solubility in water [% weight] 7.4g in 100g of water


Appearance White crystalline powder Assay (complexometric; on dried basis) Min 98.0%
Identity Passes test Appearance of solution Passes test
Solution in Ether Passes test Acidity or alkalinity Passes test
Mercury (I) Chloride (HgCl2) Passes test Loss on drying (24 hrs in vacuum) Max 1.0%

Safety Information and Hazard Symbols

Skull and Crossbones Corrosion Environment Health Hazard
Symbol: GHS05, GHS06, GHS08, GHS09
Signal Word: Danger
UN No.: 1624
IMCO Class No.: 6.1
Packing Group: II
Hazardous Statement: H300-H314-H341-H361f-H372-H410
Precaution Statement: P264-P273-P280-P301 + P310-P305 + P351 + P338-P310
Revision Date: 06-Aug-2015

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